Lamar simultaneously impresses and disappoints fans in long-awaited ‘DAMN.’

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Kendrick Lamar’s new album, “DAMN.” places him in uncharted territory as a hip-hop superstar. While he has long been heralded as the best rapper alive, he never dominated the billboard chart. Then “HUMBLE” dropped. And the streams for “DAMN.” were released. Now Kendrick is not only the best rapper alive, but also the most popular […]


Movie adaptation of satirical novel does not come full circle

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“We are not meant to know everything, Mae. Did you ever think that perhaps our minds are delicately calibrated between the known and the unknown? That our souls need the mysteries of night and the clarity of day?” said Mercer, the seemingly paranoid ex-boyfriend of protagonist Mae Holland in Dave Eggers’ satirical novel, “The Circle.” […]

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Latin restaurants offer diverse flavors

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Hace clic aquí para lee en español In Marin, you can find many different diverse cultures both inside Redwood and in the area around it. The melting pot of diversity in Marin offers amazing food, especially in restaurants such as Lucerito, Mi Familia and El Tazumal. Mi Familia, a Mexican restaurant located in San Rafael, […]

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‘Before I Fall’…Asleep

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The movie “Before I Fall” poses an important question to its audience: What would you do if you only had one day to change everything about your life? Based on the best-selling book “Before I Fall” by Lauren Oliver, this film does a dull and repetitive job at trying to interpret the tumultuous high school […]

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens dance in an iconic ballroom scene.

A fresh take on a “tale as old as time”

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A heartwarming story about a beautiful princess who falls deeply in love with a hideous beast – almost anyone could name the title of this classic fairytale from just a brief summary. If a story so iconic has captivated children for years, would a retelling be necessary? At first I thought the answer to this […]

Offering the safest and most affordable option, Lyft is a preferable and convenient transportation service for all students.

Ride-hailing app ‘Lyfts’ above its tough competitors

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In 2009, Uber became the first online ride-hailing service and has been popular ever since. For three years, Uber faced no competition until a similar transportation company, Lyft, was founded in 2012. Both companies provide easy access to nearly instant transportation through smartphone apps. In addition to offering safe transportation and convenient rides, Uber and […]

Main Character, Logan (Hugh Jackman) whips out his claws.

‘Logan’ claws its way to the top of the superhero movie hierarchy

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As the first R-rated Wolverine film and Hugh Jackman’s final time portraying his most famous character, “Logan” more than lives up to its hype. Hugh Jackman has played the part of James “Logan” Howlett, better known as Wolverine from the X-men, for 17 years over nine films. The culmination of his experience as the character […]


Poppin’ tags at the Tiburon Thrift Shop

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When heading out to go shopping, it’s unlikely that many Redwood students think about the Tiburon Thrift Shop as a source for clothing, furniture, jewelry, and other useful items. If you’re looking to give back to the Marin community or help out the environment, head down to the Tiburon Thrift Shop to donate or purchase. […]

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Shelter Bay: A tasty, sheltered sandwich cafe

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Strawberry’s Shelter Bay Cafe is overlooked by many because of its unusual placement: wedged between real estate offices and outclassed by the large Piatti restaurant across the street. Upon entering the cafe, however, the quaint and enjoyable environment takes a front seat. The delicious aroma of sandwiches fills the room while both the cashier and […]

UTILIZING DIFFERENT props to create an effective workout, Yogaworks offers complementary straps, blocks and mats for customers during class.

Stretch out of your comfort zone and try these local yoga studios

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Stretching on my yoga mat in the dimly lit studio, I relax and try to clear my mind after a long, stressful day of school. As my mind slows down, I feel a sense of peace and well-being. Yoga has become a more popular form of exercise over the past few years. A recent survey […]